Observations on the theory and practice of landscape gardening : including some remarks on Grecian and Gothic architecture, collected from various manuscripts, in the possession of the different noblemen and gentlemen, for whose use they were originally written : the whole tending to establish fixed principles in the respective arts
Cover title: Repton on landscape-gardening and architecture
Publisher London : Printed by T. Bensley ... for J. Taylor ...
Call number 335627
Digitizing sponsor Getty Research Institute
Book contributor Getty Research Institute
Collection getty; americana
Notes No table of contents. Foxing. Some illustrations are shot twice to show what is beneath their illustrated flaps.
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Reprint: first published 1803
Repton utilized material from his "Red Book" presentations prepared for clients and cites over 100 locations (p. -16, preliminaries)
Many of the hand-colored plates have overslips to show proposed changes in the landscapes. Two plates are tinted. Portrait of the author engraved by W. Holl after a drawing by S. Shelley as frontispiece. Dated plates read 1802. Numerous drawings, engravings (vignettes) and diagrams within the text. Repton credits his son, J. A. Repton "for many valuable ornaments to this volume" and for his architectural expertise
Archer, J. Brit. domestic arch.
Abbey, J.R. Scenery
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November 23, 2015
What a great version of this text - really useful.
Would you be able to let me know the reproduction rights of this? Obviously the original text is out of copyright, but what about the digital version you've uploaded? I'd like to use a page of it for a commercial purpose, in a television history documentary...